Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

PRN

Job ID

5000344917806

Req. No

70025627

Job Title

LPTA, Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant ( PTA ) -- PRN

Region

CHRISTUS Central Louisiana/St. Frances Cabrini

Category

Rehab - Physical/Occupational/Speech Therapy

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

CHRISTUS St Frances Cabrini-40100

Address

3330 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA  71301
US

Type

PRN

Apply Now LPTA, Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant ( PTA ) -- PRN Job in Alexandria

This is a PRN position. Under the supervision of a Physical Therapist, performs treatments and provides exercise instruction and demonstration for patients. Assists the Physical Therapist during patient testing, evaluations and complex procedures. Carries out a program of corrective exercise and treatment for assigned patients, as determined by evaluation by a Physical Therapist. Instructs patients on segments of the program, including proper use of wheelchairs, crutches, canes, braces, and prosthetic appliances and devices.

The Physical Therapist's Assistant has the responsibility and accountability for implementing care for patients referred for Physical Therapy according to the plan of care established by a Physical Therapist. Physical Therapist's Assistant is responsible for adhering to all standards of the Physical Therapy Practice Act as they apply to providing therapy care, supplies, equipment and education for the patient population.

According to department's Scope of Practice, this position requires providing services to the general population, in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the physical development and functional needs of the individuals served, and clear knowledge of functional performance. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital. It is expected that the associate demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The associate shall support the CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini's strategic plan and the goals and direction of their Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).

Education/Skills:

Graduate of School of Physical Therapy Assistant

English required, bilingual preferred

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience

Physical rehabilitation experience preferred

Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications:

Current Louisiana PTA License

Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification

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